Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 175 194
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -25
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 14 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 0.28% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 1.77% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 2
Bristol median annual salary £62,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.05% +10.00% -23.81%
South West median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -20.63%

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 866 508 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.65% 15.84% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 714 441 643
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,575 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in Bristol.

Salary trend for MSTest in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) NUnit
2 7 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) QA
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Ranorex
4 5 (35.71%) eggPlant
4 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) WF
5 4 (28.57%) LINQ
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) C++

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (35.71%) eggPlant
2 5 (35.71%) Ranorex
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Moq
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (35.71%) Test Leader
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Graduate
7 1 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
1 5 (35.71%) WPF
2 4 (28.57%) LINQ
2 4 (28.57%) WCF
2 4 (28.57%) WF
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) ETL
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) OOD
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle